Little Debbie Peanut Butter Crackers Recalled

WASHINGTON (AP) - Now it's some Little Debbie peanut butter
crackers that are being recalled because there's a chance of
salmonella contamination.

That's the word Sunday from McKee Foods Corp. of Collegedale, Tenn.

The voluntary recall covers all sizes of two kinds of sandwich
crackers - Little Debbie peanut butter toasty crackers and Little
Debbie peanut butter cheese crackers.

The company says no other Little Debbie products are involved in
the recall. McKee says it acted because the crackers have the
potential to be contaminated.

Federal health officials have urged people to avoid eating
cookies, cakes, ice cream and other foods that contain peanut
butter until more is known about a deadly outbreak of salmonella
contamination.

Officials are focusing on peanut paste, as well as peanut
butter, produced at Georgia facility owned by Peanut Corp. of
America.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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